Check out this Livin'Playa video presenting Arielle Thomas Newman. Arielle is a renowned yoga teacher who lives in Playa del Carmen. She fell in love with the Riviera Maya years ago, and started organizing yoga retreats in Playa del Carmen and yoga vacations in Akumal. Eventually she and her husband got tired of the cold winters and decided to move to Playa del Carmen. Arielle began teaching yoga and started growing her business to what it is today: Yoga by the Sea, where she offers yoga classes and yoga teacher training programs. This business has allowed her to make one of her passions her way to make a living, plus has helped set her roots in the beautiful Riviera Maya. Watch this video to learn more about her experience with yoga, her struggles as an expat in Mexico and recommendations if you're planning to move down to Playa del Carmen.